Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

Common Counsel Foundation and Native Americans in Philanthropy: Native Voices Rising

Deadline: Aug 31, 2015

Native Voices Rising (NVR) is a project of Common Counsel Foundation and Native Americans in Philanthropy. NVR is an innovative community-guided grantmaking collaborative designed to support organizing, advocacy and voter engagement in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities. In 2015, NVR will prioritize funding for Native-led organizing and advocacy groups that are actively...


 

Nike N7 Fund: Native American Youth Sports Grants

Deadline: Nov 15, 2015

The Nike N7 Fund is committed to inspiring and enabling participation in sport for Native American and Aboriginal populations in North America. It believes that sport has the power to unleash human potential, and a physically active lifestyle promotes more than exercise. Involvement in sports and physical activity leads to greater self-confidence, enabling youth to...


 

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation

Deadline: Aug 31, 2015

The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation provides grants that encompass the preservation, promotion, and advancement of American Indian self-sufficiency and culture in the United States, including programs for: the development of American Indian entrepreneurism facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education) the preservation and enhancement of American Indian culture Amount: Not...


 

Indian Health Services: Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative

Deadline: Sep 8, 2015

The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is accepting applications for a five-year funding cycle, to continue the planning, development, and implementation of the Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI). The DVPI aims to accomplish the following goals: Build Tribal, Urban Indian Health Program...


 

Notah Begay III Foundation: Capacity Building Grant Program

Deadline: Aug 19, 2015

The Notah Begay III Foundation’s (NB3F’s) mission is to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. NB3F’s national program, Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures has announced its 2015 “Seeds of Native Health” Capacity Building Grants. The purpose of these grants is to better understand the root causes of childhood obesity and...


 

Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation: Seeds of Native Health

Deadline: Jul 20, 2015

The Notah Begay III Foundation’s (NB3F’s) national program, Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures has announced its 2015 “Seeds of Native Health” Promising Program Grant request for proposals. Through the generous support of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and their recently launched national campaign, “Seeds of Native Health”, the NB3F will provide needed investment...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program

Deadline: Jul 6, 2015

The Native American Serving Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) Program provides grants to eligible institutions of higher education (IHEs) that have an undergraduate enrollment of at least 10 percent Native American students to assist such institutions to plan, develop, undertake, and carry out activities to improve and expand such institutions’ capacity to serve Native American and low-income...


 

First Nations Development Institute and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition: Urban Native Project

Deadline: Jun 11, 2015

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) will support organizations that increase the availability and effectiveness of comprehensive community programming in urban Indian centers and communities. The project also supports new and expanded activities in urban Indian environments with the goal of improving opportunities that can be attained...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Demonstration Grants for Indian Children Program – Native Youth Community Projects

Deadline: Jun 29, 2015

The purpose of the Demonstration Grants for Indian Children program is to provide financial assistance to projects that develop, test, and demonstrate the effectiveness of services and programs to improve the educational opportunities and achievement of preschool, elementary, and secondary level Indian students. The absolute priority for Native Youth Community Projects is a new priority...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants, Training, and Technical Assistance

Deadline: Jun 9, 2015

Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) grants enhance tribal justice systems and improve access to those systems. Related objectives are to provide quality technical and legal assistance and to encourage collaboration among grantees, Indian tribes, and tribal justice communities to  enhance the provision of legal services in tribal justice systems. There are three categories...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Indian Health Service Injury Prevention Program

Deadline: Jun 16, 2015

The purpose of this funding opportunity from Indian Health Services (IHS) is to promote the capability of tribes, Indian organizations, and urban Indian organizations to build and maintain sustainable, effective injury prevention programs. The IHS Injury Prevention Program priorities are prevention of motor vehicle crash related injuries and unintentional fall injuries. For American Indians/Alaska Natives...


 

New Mexico Public Education Department: Indian Education School District and Cultural Inclusion Initiative

Deadline: May 8, 2015

The Indian Education School District Initiative seeks to fund the 23 school districts, district-chartered, or state-chartered schools that enroll a significant number of American Indian students for the purpose of improving academic and cultural achievement opportunities related to one of the following Indian Education Act purposes: Ensure equitable and culturally relevant learning environments, educational opportunities,...


 

U.S. Department of Education: State Tribal Education Partnership Program

Deadline: Jun 15, 2015

The purposes of the State Tribal Education Partnership program are to: Promote increased collaboration between tribal education agencies (TEAs) and the State educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) that serve students from the affected tribes; and Build the capacity of TEAs to conduct certain administrative functions under certain Elementary and Secondary Education Act...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 30, 2015

The Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Grant program provides grants for emergency repairs and modernization of school facilities to certain local educational agencies (LEAs) that receive Impact Aid formula funds. Impact Aid was designed to assist local school districts that have lost property tax revenue due to the presence of tax-exempt Federal property, or that have...


 

Indian Land Tenure Foundation

Deadline: May 7, 2015

The Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) provides funding to Indian nations to support various aspects of land recovery with a focus on reacquiring alienated federal lands. Returning lands to Indian ownership and control is important to ensure that Indian people have, at minimum, access to the financial and natural resources within their own reservations. ILTF...